As we move forward into 2023, what happens in financial markets will be determined by the interplay of two primary factors – inflation and economic growth.
This post explores the reasons behind the growing popularity of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), the opportunities that are available in using these techniques for ESG investing and the challenges encountered in using them.
While it is intuitively easy to understand that quality companies outperform in the long run, factors that fall in the Quality category often get less attention than the more popular Value and Growth factors. As we head into a slowing economy and possibly a recession amidst an inflationary environment, quality factors once again deserve the attention of investors.
Equity markets fell sharply for a third straight quarter in Q3, 2022. The big story for the quarter was the tightening of financial conditions driven by expectations for a more aggressive global rate hike cycle.
With the growing popularity of ESG and the incorporation of ESG metrics in various investment strategies, the debate on whether ESG is a source of alpha or not continues.